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What are the activities at Jerome Park ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Jerome Park?

The Jerome Park Reservoir is a beautiful and historic spot in the Bronx, New York. The park was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, who also designed Central Park. The reservoir was completed in 1876 and served as the city's main water supply until the 1940s. Today, the park is a popular spot for walking, running, and biking. There are also several playgrounds and a dog park. The reservoir is a beautiful spot to take in the fall foliage or go ice skating in the winter.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-73.8893661
40.8734044

What are the coordinates and address of Jerome Park?

Jerome Park
Jerome Park, Bronx, NY, USA

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Starting Point

The start of the trails at Jerome Park can be accessed from the Grand Concourse in the Bronx.

Why visit Jerome Park

The Jerome Park Reservoir is a beautiful place to visit in New York City. The park offers stunning views of the Manhattan skyline, and it's a great place to go for a walk or a jog. The reservoir is also home to a variety of wildlife, including ducks, geese, and fish.

Is Jerome Park in New York a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question since what may be a good place for one family may not be ideal for another. That said, Jerome Park in New York offers plenty of opportunities for family fun and recreation. The park features a large playground, a swimming pool, sports fields, and a nature trail.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Jerome Park in New York are hiking, biking, and running. The park has a great paved path that winds around the entire park, and it's perfect for a leisurely stroll or a vigorous workout. There are also several hills in the park that make for a challenging hike or run.

1. Hiking: Jerome Park offers a variety of hiking trails that vary in difficulty. The park is a great place to hike, especially in the fall when the leaves are changing color.

2. Fishing: Jerome Park has a number of fishing spots that are perfect for anglers of all experience levels. The park is stocked with a variety of fish, including trout, bass, and catfish.

3. Picnicking: Jerome Park is a great place to have a picnic. The park has a number of picnic areas that are equipped with tables and grills.

4. Birdwatching: Jerome Park is home to a variety of bird species, including hawks, owls, and eagles. The park is a great place to go birdwatching, especially in the spring and fall when the birds are migrating.

5. Horseback Riding: Jerome Park offers horseback riding trails that are perfect for riders of all experience levels. The park also has a number of equestrian facilities, including stables and corrals.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse - This restaurant is located in the Bronx and overlooks the Harlem River. It offers a beautiful view of Jerome Park and is perfect for a romantic dinner.

2. The New York Botanical Garden - This garden is located in the Bronx and is home to a variety of different plants and trees. It also has a restaurant that offers fresh, seasonal cuisine.

3. The Cloisters - This museum is located in Fort Tryon Park and is home to a collection of medieval art and architecture. It also has a cafe that serves delicious sandwiches, salads, and desserts.

4. Fort Tryon Park - This park is located in upper Manhattan and is home to The Cloisters museum as well as a variety of other attractions. It also has a great cafe that offers sandwiches, salads, and desserts.

5. Wave Hill - This garden is located in the Bronx and is known for its beautiful gardens and stunning views of the Hudson River. It also has a cafe that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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